Headmaster’s Blog – 14/11/2017

The thinking behind deciding to send your child to private school is a deeply complex and emotional one on many levels with financial considerations somewhere near the top of the list. Having put three daughters through private school (with one still there), I don’t regret it for one moment, however there are times when ‘I…

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Headmaster’s Blog – 7/11/2017

Scrolling through Facebook last night I stumbled across a clip from comedian Tim Minchin speaking at a university graduation. He spoke about a number of life lessons which struck me as wonderfully simple and uplifting. “About exercise, take care of your body, you’re going to need it! Be a teacher, even if you are not…

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Headmaster’s Blog – 12/10/2017

Albert Einstein was once asked how we could make our children intelligent. His reply was both simple and wise. “If you want your children to be intelligent”, he said, “read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales”. Mr Einstein knew a thing or two. As educators…

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Headmaster’s Blog – 2/10/2017

There is no denying the tablet computer is a wonderful thing. They can be affordable, easy to use, portable, and they offer sufficient computing power for the majority of owners. According to some recent research, 3.2 million children are using tablets in the UK. This increased usage is also reflected in UK classrooms. There has…

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